Definition of "cantankerousness" [cantankerousness]
The state of being cantankerous. (noun)
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Use "cantankerousness" in a sentence
"True, the man we knew was physically frail, but the walls of books (a true polymath, he had mastered a dizzying array of languages), the enthusiasms, and the blithe cantankerousness were all things we had experienced."
"Keith, for all his "cantankerousness," might be right."
"His Golden-footed Majesty presently repented him of his arbitrary "cantankerousness," and in due time my ultimatum was accepted."